Amy Winehouse appeared to have the world at her feet, but the troubled soul star seemed an unwilling participant in her own success prior to her death in 2011 – following a number of less than critically acclaimed appearances where on a number of occasions where she was actually booed of stage.
Amy mixed many loved vocal styles together to create a whole style of her own, but following a number of years of highly publicized relationships, drug problems, and psychological health problems she passed away due to what was described at the time as “unknown reasons” at the tender age of 27 in her apartment in London.
This documentary looks at her life through the eye’s of close friends, family and the media and tells a story of heartbreak, her climb to fame, drug abuse, and marriage to her sweetheart Blake Civil-Fielder.
Amy Winehouse first came to attention to the UK public with her first album release entitled “Frank” in 2003 for which she was nominated for the Mercury Prize. In 2006 she released “Back in Black” and won 5 Grammy Awards from her 6 nominations – tying the record for the most awards ever won by a female vocalist.
Amy won many more awards most notably a “Brit Award” for best female British artist. Winehouse was found dead on 23 July 2011
This documentary does not document her death as created in 2007, but does cover elements of her life prior to death.